CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS)

Duration:  3 days
Per Delegate:  £655.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


  • Delegates are required to hold one of the following:*current CISRS Scaffolder card, CISRS Advanced Scaffolder card or CISRS Scaffolding Supervisor card*current or expired CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection card and are attending the course in order to renew their card
  • Delegates who do not hold an eligible CISRS card will be required to submit a CV and/ or certificates, together with a letter from an employer confirming their awareness and experience of scaffolding structures gained via their role within industry and confirmation that the delegate has a minimum of 2 years’ experience in this role.
  • Delegates are required to have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test within the previous 2 years before the course start date or hold an accepted exemption

Key Learning Outcomes

Understanding of the different scaffolding components, forms of construction and inspection procedures in compliance with current scaffolding legislation and Codes of Practice.

Course Content

  • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice
  • Scaffolding terminology
  • Tubes, boards and fittings
  • Ladders
  • Gin wheels and ropes
  • Scaffold ties
  • Construction regulations and recommendations of basic scaffolds to include:*Independent tied scaffold *putlog scaffold *birdcage scaffold *static tower*Basic independent tied scaffold *scaffolds with prefabricated beams*Protective fans, pavement gantry *loading bay, roof saddle scaffold*Splay scaffold roof edge protection *practical inspection *reports


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper and practical exercises to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear and hard hat. 

Target Audience
Target Audience

CISRS scaffold card holders or for inspection card renewals and also those responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds for safe use, signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations.


CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) Certificate and CISRS Scaffolding Inspection card.

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